Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Botanical Name : Eucalyptus Globulus
Extraction method : Stream Distillation
Perfumery Note : Top
Aromatic Description : Woody, fresh and very distinctive smell
Therapeutic properties : Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hypoglycaemic, rubefacient, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary.
Description : Eucalyptus essential oil is refreshing and cooling to the body. It is known for its antiseptic and its stimulating qualities, and also for its ability to relieve sore muscles. It’s effective in fighting viral infections, reducing inflammation, and it helps to boost the immune system.
Use : Has a cooling and deodorizing effect on the body, help with fevers, migraine and malaria, helps with coughs, asthma, throat infections, sinusitis and catarrhal conditions, soothes inflammation and eases mucus, clearing the head from the stuffiness of colds and hay fever, good for muscular aches and pains, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and poor circulation, use for burns, blisters, herpes, cuts, wounds, skin infections and insect bites, boost the immune system.
Blend well with : Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon, Pine Needle, Rosemary, Thyme, and Marjoram.
Oil Burner: Add 4 drops of essential oil for a burning time of 20 minutes.
Massage: Dilute 3-5 drops of essential oil in 10 ml. of carrier oil.
Inhalation: Put 5 drops in 200 ml. of steamed water and inhale for 3-5 minutes.
Bath: Put 15 drops of essential oil in the bath tub for a 20 minutes bath.
Precautions : Eucalyptus oil should be used with care and people with high blood pressure and epilepsy should avoid it. Excessive use of this oil may cause headaches.
General Safety Information : Do not take any oils internally. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.